ASD Respite Funding 2019-2020
Service Coordination for People with Developmental Disabilities (SCS) is inviting you to apply for respite funding through the 2019-2020 Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) initiative.
All applicants who are not SCS clients require proof of diagnosis of ASD to be eligible for this funding.
Online Applications for ASD Funding begins on February 18th, 2019 and ends on March 15th, 2019. Applications submitted after the deadline of March 15th 2019 at midnight will not be considered for
MY HOME, MY COMMUNITY: Exploring housing models beyond the group home
A special thanks to everyone who helped and contributed to making this conference a fabulous success!
Meet George, a Participant of Children’s Case Management at Service Coordination
Karen knows the advocacy and determination that comes with having a child with many disabilities. She and George, her 18-year-old son, have faced more uncertainty than most. They lived for 21 months at a hotel while waiting for City of Ottawa affordable housing after her marriage ended. Karen and George have now found stability and support.
Meet Tomas, a Participant of Adult Case Management at Service Coordination
“Cooking is not difficult. Cooking is easy.”
Tomas works in a kitchen at an Italian restaurant. He takes care of dishes and helps with the cooking, alongside six other kitchen staff. “It’s no problem,” he says. The Bistro is close to home, so Tomas can walk, take the bus or bicycle to work.
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Awareness, Use and Expectation of Services in the Ottawa Region
SCS is inviting families and partners to read Awareness, Use and Expectation of Services in the Ottawa Region in response to the survey last fall.
Nowhere to Turn
Ontario Ombudsman released the report Nowhere to Turn, a special report in response to situations of crisis involving adults with developmental disabilities (DD) in Ontario.
The Good Life
The Good Life is a journey, not a destination, where we connect with our community, our passions and our values through the pursuit of our goals. Having a job plays an important role in this journey; it helps us meet new people, develop skills and find fulfillment in meaningful activities.